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Submerge   Listen
verb
Submerge  v. t.  (past & past part. submerged; pres. part. submerging)  
1.
To put under water; to plunge.
2.
To cover or overflow with water; to inundate; to flood; to drown. "I would thou didst, So half my Egypt were submerged."






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Submerge" Quotes from Famous Books



... hedge in front of his cosey cottage, or walking among his rose bushes with a pruning knife in his hand. He could detect that the captain would far rather be living secluded in a sea of green leaves and green pine needles; and he felt convinced that it would have been delicious to him to submerge himself forever in the soft rushing of endless forests and dispense forever with the rushing and roaring of all ...
— Atlantis • Gerhart Hauptmann

... placement, or even the elimination of one or two utterly hopeless voices, a fine quality of voice blending will eventually result. It might be remarked at this point that such desirable homogeneity of tone will only eventuate if each individual member of the choir becomes willing to submerge his own voice in the total effect of his part; and that learning to give way in this fashion for the sake of the larger good of the entire group is one of the most valuable social lessons to be learned by the young men and women ...
— Essentials in Conducting • Karl Wilson Gehrkens

... threatening to engulf her. Instinctively she stretched out her hand to ward them off, but they only drew nearer, closing round her relentlessly. And then, just as she felt that there was no escape, and that they must submerge her utterly, there came the rattle of crockery, followed by Maria's heavy tread as she marched into the room carrying the tea-tray, and ...
— The Vision of Desire • Margaret Pedler



Words linked to "Submerge" :   submersion, inundate, submersible, go down, immerse, cover, spread over, drown, sink, flood



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